Mong Yawng Township

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Mong Yawng
Township
Mong Yawng is located in Myanmar
Mong Yawng
Mong Yawng
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°11′0″N 100°22′0″E / 21.18333°N 100.36667°E / 21.18333; 100.36667Coordinates: 21°11′0″N 100°22′0″E / 21.18333°N 100.36667°E / 21.18333; 100.36667
Country  Burma
Region Shan State
District Mong Hpayak District
Population
 • Ethnicities Shan
 • Religions Theravada Buddhism
Time zone UTC+6.30 (MST)

Mong Yawng Township (Burmese: မိုင်းယောင်းမြို့နယ်) is a township of Mong Hpayak District in the Shan State of Myanmar. The main town is Mong Yawng.

History[edit]

Mongyawng State (Möngyawng) was one of the Shan States, largely inhabited by Wa people. It was annexed by Kengtung State in 1815. The capital was the town of Mong Yawng.[1][2]

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